Rebecca Howard's Fundraising Page
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Rebecca Howard's Fundraising Page
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Rebecca Howard is an alumna of Queens University of Charlotte. In the summer of 2017 she will be traveling with a group of college-aged students on a 49 day, 4000+ mile run from San Francisco, CA to Baltimore, MD to raise funds and awareness for the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. 


What is your connection to the cancer community?

Like many others, cancer has affected my life and my family. When I was a sophomore in college, my Pap-Pap lost his battle to Melanoma. I was away at school when he passed, so I didn’t have a chance to say goodbye. He had been such a strong and independent man, and he fought long and hard. Looking back now, I realize seeing my Pap-Pap lose his fight against cancer is what fuels me today to provide support and service to those battling cancer. My father has also had a few experiences with skin cancer. One spot came back positive for Melanoma, but luckily they were able to remove it all. Since then, he has had several spots removed. I worry for him every single day; I want to do everything I can to alleviate this worry and fear in others facing these same battles and promote hope and perseverance. 


Why are you traveling over 4000 miles this summer with the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults?

I am traveling 4,000 miles this summer in honor of my Pap-Pap and my dad, and for all of those who have been affected by cancer. I want young adults across the nation to know that they do not have to go through this alone. I am running for those who can't. I am running to challenge myself both physically and mentally, in ways I have never challenged myself before. I am running to fight cancer. I am running for life. 

ABOUT 2017 4K for Cancer

2017 marks the 16th year of the 4K for Cancer sending young adults on journeys across the country in an effort to inspire hope and unite communities in the fight against cancer. The 4K for Cancer is a program of The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF). Interested in joining the fight? Apply to be a rider or runner at


Over 70,000 young adults are diagnosed with cancer every year. Young adults (ages 15-39) face a variety of unique challenges with a cancer diagnosis including fertility preservation, social isolation, lack of insurance, delayed diagnosis, and more. 


The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults changes lives by creating a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer. With your support, the Ulman Cancer Fund is able to provide free support services and resources for the young adult cancer community including:

Cancer to 5K - a 12-week training program designed to introduce or reintroduce cancer survivors to physical activity.

Patient Navigation - a free program (onsite at cancer centers and remotely through our office) that ensures no young adult ever faces cancer alone. We provide one-on-one support & resources to young adults and their families to help them manage the cancer experience and long-term cancer survival.

Scholarships - a financial assistance program to help young adults continue their education after being affected by cancer through their own diagnosis or the diagnosis of a loved one.

UCF House - This year UCF broke ground on a “home away from home” to provide free housing for young adult cancer patients, and their caregivers, in East Baltimore. 

Your donation will help make these programs and our mission possible!

Name Date Amount Comments
James Howard 08/20/2017 $100.00  
Leanne Sanders 08/18/2017 $100.00 So grateful for your courage, commitment and compassion.
Sharon Barnes 07/27/2017 $50.00 I am inspired by you Rebecca. You are an amazing person. Thank you for helping so many people.
Carol Casey-Meyer 07/16/2017 $25.00 Was wonderful to meet you, and thanks for your commitment! Great cause, and a wonderful group!
Andy macKelfresh 06/26/2017 $25.00 Jerri Kreshon
Donna & Ron Howard 06/24/2017 $50.00  
Gina Nelson 05/11/2017 $25.00 Good luck Rebecca! We proud of you, The Nelsons!
Pat Howard 05/05/2017 $20.00  
Denise & Max Arenas 05/05/2017 $50.00  
Jeanine Gallagher 05/01/2017 $100.00 Thankful you're taking this journey for so many!
Jenny Failor 04/28/2017 $30.00 You got this boo! So proud of you!
Medstar Shah MSO, LLC 04/20/2017 $150.00  
Deborah Scalise 04/10/2017 $50.00 Sorry I'm late getting this to you, Beccs. I'm so excited for you and proud of you for taking on this challenge. Praying for your safety. Debs
Renea Doyle 04/08/2017 $100.00 Good luck.
Brenda Raley 04/06/2017 $50.00 Yay for Rebecca, thank you for all of your time and effort to fight cancer.
Rebecca Howard 04/04/2017 $50.00 For Rebecca E. Howard So proud of you.
Leon Williams 04/02/2017 $50.00 Keep up the good work.
Anonymous Friend 03/31/2017 $300.00 hopes for a brighter future for our grand-children thanks to you and all who care for and about others. pap-pap is smiling!
Rob & Abby Campbell 03/31/2017 $35.00 What a sport you are, Becca! I want to know how your legs feel after running 4,000+ miles in 49 days. ;) You have such a beautiful heart for a wonderful cause.
Cregan Holdings LLC 03/31/2017 $40.00  
Krista Blankenship 03/30/2017 $30.00  
Sharon & Mike Callow 03/30/2017 $140.00 So proud of you, good luck!
Ricco & Tamara Scalise 03/27/2017 $300.00 Great endeavor, Rebecca! We're proud of you for doing this!
Barbara Mccracken 03/27/2017 $25.00 You make your momma so very proud!
Anonymous Friend 03/26/2017 $100.00 Good Luck!
Randy Henderson 03/24/2017 $30.00  
Joyce Mori 03/01/2017 $25.00  
Helen and Norbert Sax 02/23/2017 $100.00 Good Luck!
Donna & Ron Howard 02/21/2017 $50.00 Good Luck Rebecca!!!
Jimmy and Khriss Howard 02/16/2017 $200.00  
Jyoti Shah 02/12/2017 $20.00  
Cathy Howard-Grimes 02/01/2017 $25.00  
JaLynn Prince 02/01/2017 $100.00 Rebecca, Best Wishes on this worthy endeavor! Your commitment to this cause is an inspiration and shows how truly special you are. Be safe and stay healthy during your arduous journey. JaLynn
Vidyasagar Anmangandla 01/27/2017 $100.00  
Donna Fuqua 01/25/2017 $50.00 What a wonderful thing you are doing!
Kelly Sorensen 01/23/2017 $50.00 Good Luck and Have fun!!!!!! You are doing something amazing.
Savannah Buck 01/23/2017 $50.00 So excited for you and this amazing cause! YGG
Em and Becca Collins 01/12/2017 $75.00 Way to go Rebecca! We are so proud of you!
Laura Mae Howard Hunter 01/12/2017 $50.00 Very proud of you and all that you do- wish you luck. Love, Laura Mae
Lori Roberts 01/08/2017 $25.00 Thank you so much for doing this!
Carmela Coughlon 01/08/2017 $25.00 Thank you for this. Way to go!
Thomas Oakley 01/07/2017 $100.00  
Rose Stephens 01/07/2017 $100.00  
Tom & Shannon Jarboe 01/04/2017 $350.00 Correre, Becca, correre! Run to 100!
Robert Graham 12/30/2016 $25.00 Go get em Becca!!
Rob and Heidi Burnett 12/30/2016 $100.00  
Nicole Langer 12/30/2016 $50.00 Good luck Rebecca! Looking forward to hearing all about this amazing and wonderful experience. We love you. The Langers
George Garner 12/30/2016 $100.00 Way to Go Rebecca. Will there be a way we can follow you on line, once you start your journey.?
Glenwood Sound 12/30/2016 $200.00  
Angela Pickett 12/29/2016 $100.00  
Liliana Collins 12/26/2016 $50.00 So proud of you ❤️ Merry Christmas!
Otto Collins 12/17/2016 $50.00 Awesome, Rebecca!
Dan Pickett 12/05/2016 $25.00 Wish you the best, Becca!
Christine Abresch 12/02/2016 $50.00  
Cathi McClure 11/29/2016 $25.00 So proud of you!
Patricia Kalnasy 11/22/2016 $25.00 Running for a great cause! Good luck!
Suzanne Stuart 11/21/2016 $50.00 Thank you:)
Thekla Brunner 11/21/2016 $50.00 Carpe diem!!
Catherine Cullison 11/16/2016 $25.00 Good luck Rebecca. A wonderful cause.
Kelly & Chris Jarboe 11/14/2016 $20.00 Best to you Rebecca !
DANIELLA SCALISE 11/13/2016 $100.00 Best wishes! Go cuz! 50 from me and Violet 50 from Aunt Rose We love you!!!! ♡♡♡
Best Motors, Inc. 11/12/2016 $50.00 All the best to you! - Best Motors, Inc.
Janet Virgin 11/11/2016 $25.00 Thank you for your efforts to raise funds and awareness.
Traci Renner 11/10/2016 $25.00 Good luck!
Regina Fairfax 11/08/2016 $20.00 Way to go!!! Good Luck
Mary Ellen Howard 11/08/2016 $100.00 You make me proud EVERY DAY! You are amazing and will do GREAT! Love you! <3
Rachel Faruque 11/07/2016 $25.00  
Cecilia R 11/07/2016 $20.00 you are amazing! i love this, and you!
Rebecca Howard 10/31/2016 $100.00  
  Total $4,930.00  
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